8 Best Things To Do In Florianópolis, Brazil

things to do in florianópolis
Margaret Shipra
Margaret Shipra 
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Looking for an exciting vacation? Well, Florianópolis is the best place to go to as the city offers many adventurous activities as well as tourist attractions to go to! It’s one of the favored yet hidden spots in South America. Its magnificent climate and landscape and vibrant nightlife and adventurous activities are some things you can look forward to!

You can explore the beautiful historic and architectural sites along with some of the amazing things to do. Check out the things to do in this charming city that will blow your mind completely! So, what are you waiting for?! Gather all your friends and family and head to this place today!

Read on to find out about the best things to do in Florianopolis, Brazil:

1. Hercilio Luz Bridge

Hercílio Luz Bridge 003
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Rodrigo Soldon used under CC BY 2.0

One of the largest suspension bridges in Brazil, Hercilio connects Florianopolis with the island of Santa Catarina. This is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions to visit with your friends and family. Today, this bridge is seen as a symbol of historical monument and you can also find at the surrounding areas the Bridge Museum and the Luz Park which makes the view beautiful and stunning. This place should surely be on your things to do ​if you love architecture!

Hercilio Luz Bridge

Address: 88010-400 Centro, Florianópolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil

2. Lagoa Da Conceicao

Lagoa da Conceição
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If you are an admirer of nature, then this is the best place to go to! This island is called the Island of Magic as you can discover the gorgeous blue skies along with the beautiful waters and harmony of the landscape that gives you a deep sense of relaxation! This place is heaven! The tourists here can have a fantastic panoramic view of Florianopolis alongside the wonderful oceans, hills dunes, and beaches! This is the perfect place for you to have the best day out with your family or loved ones!

Lagoa Da Conceicao

Address: Servidao das Palmeiras Nativas 48 Sala 7, State of Santa Catarina 88062-010, Brazil

3. Bar Deraiz

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Brazilian culture is known for its tremendous music! Well, Bar Deraiz should definitely be on your list apart from other tourist spots! This place is great to have an amazing night of Samba dance, where the local bands play during weekends making the nightlife vibrant! It also features Forro dance form on Tuesdays. This place is amazing to have a get-together and enjoy dancing to the music performed by these bands. You will totally love this place!

Bar Deraiz

Address: Avenida Mayor Acácio Garibaldi S. Thiago, 1777, in front of the Dunes, Florianópolis

Website: Bar Deraiz (in Portugese)

4. Praia Mole

Parque Municipal da Galheta
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Maíra Arantes Lei... used under CC BY-SA 4.0

The city offers some of the beautiful beaches to enjoy various activities and a stunning view to spend an entire day with your friends! This is one of the popular beaches where many people come during weekends to enjoy the view and have some delicious food accompanied by a cold beer. This place is definitely worth going! If you love seafood this place is the best to have some!

Praia Mole

Address: Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil

5. Praca Quinze De Novembro

A Velha Figueira
Source: Photo by user Camila Valerim used under CC BY 2.0

If you want to do some art and craft shopping, this is the best place to go! This place is the hub of the historic area where artisans get together to sell their crafts! This place features a fig tree that is preserved as part of the city’s heritage. This place also brings good luck to many people. So, do you believe in luck?! Well, if you do this is place is a must visit.

Praca Quinze Novembro

Address: 20010-010 Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

6. Museu Victor Meirelles

Posted by Museu Victor Meirelles on Wednesday, 26 April 2017

If you love to explore some of the museums, Victor Meirelles is one of them! This place once was owned by a famous painter. Today, this place is called a museum where the works of Meirelles and many others are displayed along with seasonal exhibits from different artists al over the world. For those who love art, this is place is a must go and discover some of the most amazing paintings!

Museu Victor Meirelles

Address: R. Rafael Bandeira, 41 - Centro, Florianópolis - SC, 88015-450, Brazil

Website: Museu Victor Meirelles (in Portugese)

7. Cathedral Metropolitana

Catedral metropolitana de Florianópolis. Florianópolis-SC-Brasil - panoramio
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Antônio João used under CC BY-SA 3.0

If you want to invoke your inner peace, then this is the most beautiful places of all to visit! This church is located in the heart of downtown. This is the most peaceful and incredibly beautiful place to visit as it has some of the gorgeous art displays and amazing decorative windows. If you love going to church this place is worth visiting​!

Cathedral Metropolitana

Address: R. Padre Miguelinho, 55, Centro, Florianópolis

8. State Park of Serra Do Tabuleiro

State Park of Serra do Tabuleiro-Santa Catarina-Brazil

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Looking for a mountain trip?! Well, this place is worth going. This place is best for enjoying a hiking trip to the mountains! This place is covered with mountains. If you love hiking then this place is great to have an amazing adventure!It is the most protected place in the state as it is rich in biodiversity and also has water sources that supply the entire city! This place is also good if you want to get away from beaches and discover something new!

State Park of Serra Do Tabuleiro

Address: Rodovia BR 101, Km 238, S/N, Florianópolis

Destination calling

Ponte Hercilio Luz ao entardecer - Florianópolis-SC - por Carlos Alkmin
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Carlos Alkmin used under CC BY-SA 4.0

This place is magical! If you are looking for a place where you can relax, venture and also do some of the exciting activities, then this place is just for you where you can make all your dreams come true. This will make you visit and revisit this place!

So, don’t wait further. Pack your bags and head towards this adventurous place today. Happy exploring!

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